A Trio of Women Appointed to Full Professor at Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania

The board of trustees of Muhlenberg College in Allentown, Pennsylvania, has promoted five faculty members to the rank of full professor. Three of these promotions were awarded to women.

Janine Chi was promoted to professor of sociology. Dr. Chi’s research and teaching interests include nationalism and identity politics, diasporic and transnational communities, sociology of development and social change, comparative-historical sociology, and the sociology of food. Dr. Chi is a graduate of the University of Iowa and earned a master’s degree and a Ph.D. from the University of Washington.

Margo Hobbs was named a professor of art. Her research focuses on feminist art and artists of the 1970s and 1980s, with a particular interest in representing identity in photography. She has also written about graffiti art and public sculpture. Dr. Hobbs is a graduate of St. John’s College in Annapolis, Maryland. She earned a master’s degree at the School of the Art Institute of Chicago and a Ph.D. at Northwestern University in Evanston, Illinois.

Katherine Richmond was promoted to professor of psychology. Her scholarship focuses on multicultural psychology, gender ideology, men and masculinity, transgender resiliency, feminist therapy, and trauma. She is a co-author of the undergraduate textbook Psychology of Women & Gender (W.W. Norton, 2018). Dr. Richmond is a graduate of Muhlenberg College and earned a Ph.D. at Nova Southeastern University.

Filed Under: AppointmentsFaculty


RSSComments (0)

Leave a Reply